Business Analyst - Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ, US, 85019



Job ID:  489914


Oldcastle APG, a CRH company, is a leading global supplier of building and landscaping products. Its product portfolio includes hardscapes and masonry, packaged cement mixes, lawn and garden materials, and composite decking sold through a variety of channels for residential and commercial use. Oldcastle APG is the leading producer of hardscapes in North America and Europe and the innovator behind many of the industry’s well-known brands: Belgard hardscapes, Echelon masonry, Sakrete bagged dry mixes, and MoistureShield composite decking. With over 260 operating locations and approximately 8,500 employees, Oldcastle APG operates across 7 countries in the U.S., Canada, and Europe.




Job Summary


We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Oldcastle APG’s Superlite Finance Team. The Business Analyst role will help oversee the processes for budgeting, financial forecasting, business and financial performance analysis, and variance analysis. This position will report to the Controller and will work closely with various site operation teams and internal departments to help inform and influence critical business decisions. The ideal candidate is a hands-on self-starter with solid data analytics, business intelligence, budgeting & forecasting, financial analysis and reporting, financial modeling, and organizational communication skills.


Job Responsibilities


  • Support the division’s financial modeling process (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow), including forecasting, budgeting, and long-range planning
  • Analyze and incorporate relevant economic and industry trends in forward-looking business analysis to influence effective decision-making
  • Coordinate deep-dive analysis of variances
  • Develop presentation materials for executive and leadership meetings
  • Key contributor to the creation of the five-year strategic plan and the corresponding financial projections
  • Identify and implement process improvement and automation opportunities to increase productivity and optimize data efficiency and quality
  • Create, manage, and automate actual vs. forecast, budget, and prior year reports to be reviewed monthly/quarterly with appropriate stakeholders
  • Prepare, analyze, and report key financial and operating metrics. Identify trends, track progress, and make recommendations (MBB reporting process)
  • Perform ad hoc projects and analyses to support senior management and business leaders
  • Pricing analysis – tracking the magnitude of pricing impact on revenues
  • Daily review production reports to identify trends and explain variances
  • Monthly review and analysis of P&Ls and balance sheet reconciliations
  • Review and update cost and expense trend reports and analyze variations ensuring alignment with budget and forecast
  • Responsible for Working Capital and Fixed Overhead spend analysis




  • To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily


Education & Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, or a related field is a plus
  • 3+ years of demonstrated related experience
  • Relevant experience in manufacturing, construction, or related industry


Knowledge & Skills


  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Solid working knowledge of Tableau and exposure to BI and Business Analytics environments
  • Comfortable analyzing and manipulating large data sets
  • Highly personable, effective communicator with a proven record of building positive, trust-based relationships within the organization
  • Strong business acumen with a demonstrated ability to synthesize data and present information
  • Strong technical and functional abilities in all areas of financial analysis
  • Ability to communicate effectively and convey financial information to non-finance stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines under pressure
  • Self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and follow-up skills
  • Advanced analytical skills with high attention to detail
  • Solid planning and organizing skills
  • Ability to deliver on time and under tight deadlines
  • Able to deal with ambiguity
  • Action-oriented and results-driven
  • Demonstrates a hands-on, collaborative approach in a fast-paced team environment
  • Experienced in presenting information to a variety of audiences, including senior leadership
  • Strong oral, written, and listening communication
  • Customer service attitude
  • Ability to travel domestically as needed


What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Oldcastle APG, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Nov 20, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Phoenix

Job Segment: Business Analyst, Business Intelligence, Business Process, Technology, Management